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Address: Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984.168.96.93
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Description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on...
PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel.
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The staff at the dive shop were exceptional, wonderful service from Lara, Poppy, and Rodrigo Excellent snorkel trip to the Dos Ojos Cenotes and Akumal. Our guide, Rodrigo, was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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New Braunfels, Texas
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New Braunfels, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The staff at the dive shop were exceptional, wonderful service from Lara, Poppy, and Rodrigo Excellent snorkel trip to the Dos Ojos Cenotes and Akumal. Our guide, Rodrigo, was friendly, knowledgeable, and had great bar recommendation for Playa del Carmen! We returned the next day and went on another small snorkel trip to a reef close to the hotel. We... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I just got back from a trip to Playa with 4 friends and we had a blast!! Staff at the Reef Marina are all top notch and incredibly nice wonderful people from all over the world. Stephan was beautiful and kind, Bernabe just lots of fun, Laura witty and an absolute scream but so sweet, Rodrigo was fun in the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I've used this dive centre based on previous rewievs and was not dissapointed. Me and me wife have done 2 dives each and we were both satisfied with the organisation and dive knowledge of the dive team. It was safe and easy. The rental gear is in great shape (I've only borrowed the BCD, but I'd be confident to hire... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Just returned from Playacar. Went diving with the great team at the Reef Marina. Local dives, Cozumel and cenotes. I highly recommend the team because that is exactly what they are. Laura, Damien, Jose Patron, Che and Stephan were all excellent. Had VIP treatment and attention for all the dives. Would not go anywhere else. See you next year! Terry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Great little resort, I'm still learning when it comes to diving and really appreciated the knowledge and patience of the Dive Staff. Did 6 dives, all great, the biggest group was 6 people which was really nice. Dive shop was extremely professional, they looked after all your equipement after each and every dive, their equipement was of top quality, would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I enjoyed 8 great dives with the fantastic crew at the Reef Marina. Lara and Stephan answered all my questions beforehand and the instructors - Che, Rodrigo and Damien - were first class. They are a friendly, knowledgeable bunch and I would recommend them to everybody. Loved my diving experience! Looking forward to my next visit :) Leona

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Che is the man! Our dive was awesome - safe, fun, and he took the time to point out a ton of marine life that I never would have spotted. This is the most professional, safety-conscious company that I've ever gone scuba diving with. When I go back to playa I'll definitely be diving with The Reef Marina. Thanks guys!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We had a good, short snorkeling trip leaving from the beach and heading out to the reef past Xcaret. It was a pretty straight-forward, lovely time. (Note: It's a bit of a challenge to get to the dive center if you're not staying at the hotel, but not a major deal.)

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Battleford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The staff here provided me with the best day of diving I've experienced in 48 years of diving -- bull sharks (out of season), octopus, turtles, eels, spotted rays, fish cleaning stations, barracuda and all the other varieties that we usually see. The staff members were very friendly, highly professional and the service was first class. Che and Damien were... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This past Feb. I visited the Reef Marina to set up a Cenote dive. I met Lara and Jose. They were both very helpful and curteous. Most SCUBA folks I've encountered are that way but (especially) Lara went above and beyond in that she saw my information sheet, actually looked it over and advised me of a problem of which... More 

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